Year 6 - Miss Timson and Mr Walker
Curriculum Information For Parents / Carers
Spring term 2022
Cornerstones Imaginative Learning Project - Frozen Kingdoms
This project teaches children about the characteristics and features of polar regions, including the North and South Poles, and includes a detailed exploration of the environmental factors that shape and influence them.
Autumn term - 2021
Cornerstones Imaginative Learning Project - Maafa
This project teaches children about Africa past and present and the development of the slave trade. It also explores Britain’s role in the transatlantic slave trade, the causes and consequences of the European colonisation of Africa and the worldwide communities that make up the African diaspora.
Useful Web Sites to Support Learning in Year 6
Year 6 pupils will be visiting the Severn Valley Railway as part of their A Child's War learning project. Find out more about the learning the pupils will be completing on their visit by clicking the image above.
Click the image above to visit the Black Country Living Museum web site and learn about the industrial development of the West Midlands during the Victorian era.
Visit the Anne Frank Trust UK web site to find out more about Anne Frank and her famous diary in which she documents her life in hiding from 1942 to 1944, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.
Visit the Tate Kids page of the Tate Modern art gallery web site to discover more about some of the great artists from 1900 to the present day.
Visit the BBC KS2 Bitesize Art and Design web page by clicking the image above and watch a short clip about the artist Pablo Picasso.
Visit the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) page on the Arctic by clicking the image above. This web page has a great deal of information about this very special frozen environment.
Click on the fingerprint above to visit the BBC Bitesize web page and learn about Evolution and inheritance.
Visit the Museum of London website by clicking the image above, to find out what life was like for children in Victorian London.
Useful Web Sites To Support Preparation for Key Stage 2 Tests
Click the image above to access the sample Key Stage 2 / Year 6 tests for May 2016.
There are lots of web sites available where it is possible to access and download examples of past Key Stage 2 test papers. Past papers are very useful to look at for examples of test questions. We would also recomend that you look at the mark schemes for the past papers to give you guidance on how marks are awarded.
Excellent web site with a range of quizzes to develop children's knowledge and understanding. The quiz format constantly makes children think and concentrate so that learning keeps moving forward in a snappy way. After every question pupils are instantly told whether they have answered correctly. Where appropriate, helpful hints are given to make things clearer and to prevent pupils from making mistakes.